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Campbellsville in Taylor County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Raids

 
 
Confederate Raids Marker (Side 1) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Confederate Raids Marker (Side 1)
Inscription. Gen. John Hunt Morgan's cavalry, returning from second Kentucky raid, here, Dec. 31, 1862. Took supplies. Went on to Tenn. On raid Union's rail supply line wrecked and $2,000,000 property destroyed.

Morgan through here again after three hour battle at Tebb's Bend, July 4, 1863. Continued raid into Indiana to NE Ohio, where captured, July 26th. See map other side.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 706.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 20.483′ N, 85° 20.717′ W. Marker is in Campbellsville, Kentucky, in Taylor County. Marker is at the intersection of East Broadway (U.S. 68) and North Columbia Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campbellsville KY 42718, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brig. Gen. Elias Barbee (here, next to this marker); Campbellsville / Taylor County (here, next to this marker); Cumberland Trace (here, next to this marker); Courthouse Burned
Confederate Raids Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Confederate Raids Marker (Side 2)
Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky.
(here, next to this marker); First Taylor County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Second Taylor County Courthouse - 1867 (here, next to this marker); Campbell Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rebel Guerrillas on Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campbellsville.
 
Also see . . .  Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association. (Submitted on October 31, 2016.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Raids Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
3. Confederate Raids Marker
Marker is on the far left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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